Men's Soccer: Westminster Defeats Division II Salem International, 4-1

Sunday, September 2, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team made it two-straight victories after a 4-1 win today over Division II Salem International. The Titans go to 2-0 on the year, while the Tigers fall to 0-1.

Senior Josh Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom) had a career day with two goals, including his first goal of his career. Cantella had game-highs in shots (5) and shots on goal (2).

Freshman Austin Ewers (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington Area) scored his first collegiate goal of his career at the 28:15 mark. Ewers placed the ball over Salem International's goalie from 20 yards out. Also scoring his first collegiate goal was freshman Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock). McCarthy made a nifty move to get past defenders with less than three minutes to play in regulation.

Senior goalie Adam Kephart (Beaver Falls, PA / Beaver County Christian) gathered in two saves.

Westminster hits the road and will face D'Youville at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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